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Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal- World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)

USS ARD-13 was transferred to Brazil
ARD-12 Class Auxiliary Repair Dock:
  • Laid down 1943 at Pacific Bridge Co., Alameda, CA.
  • Commissioned USS ARD-14, 15 December 1943, LCDR. Percy E. Troup, in command
  • During World War II USS ARD-14 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
    Following WW II USS ARD-14 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 15 September 1945 to January 1946
  • Decommissioned, 2 July 1946
  • Laid up in reserve
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 1 December 1977
  • Transferred, sold, 1 February 1980, under the Security Assistance Program to Brazil
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 5,200 t.
    Length 492'
    Beam 81'
    Draft 6'
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion none

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    Commanding Officers
    01LCDR. Troup, Percy E.15 December 1943 - December 1945
    02LCDR. Epps, Robert WestonDecember 1945 - 2 July 1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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